Basile High quarterback Dawson Ashford (3) hands off to running back Logan David (17) in a game earlier this season. The Bearcats will host the Montgomery Tigers in the second round of the LHSAA Class 1A playoffs tomorrow night. Last year the Bearcats defeated the Tigers 14-8 in this same spot of the post-season. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Familiar opponent

Each year, before the LHSAA announces the playoff brackets, teams throughout the state wait with anticipation, to see who they will play, not only in the first round but in the rounds to follow.

Sacred Heart quarterback Wesley Launey (5) finds daylight against the St. Frederick Warrior defense in Friday’s LHSAA Division IV playoff game. The Trojans fell 16-7 to the Warriors, thus ending their season at 7-4. Sacred Heart has lost their last three playoff games in the first round. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Cold as ice

MONROE – With the thermometer dropping into the 40’s for the first time this football season, the Sacred Heart Trojan offense went as cold as the temperature outside in a 16-7 loss to the St.


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